Welcome to the February 2021 edition of ‘Innovatus,’ a special issue of YFile devoted to teaching and learning innovation at York University. It offers compelling and accessible feature-length stories about York University’s commitment to excellence in teaching, learning, internationalization and the student experience.
Thanks to high-level support from the Office of the Dean in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, instructors in the Faculty can offer students meaningful and fulfilling experiential education opportunities.
A new paper in the journal “Academy of Management Review” explores how companies use authenticity – a sneak peek into the real life of others – and transgression – viewing the forbidden – to generate a distinctive experience for audiences. The paper was authored by Schulich Professor Maxim Voronov and three Schulich alumni.
Faculty of Health Associate Professor Parissa Safai has been appointed as Special Advisor to the President for Academic Continuity Planning and COVID-19 Response. She will lead a small, dedicated team of staff members who will focus on managing the University’s response to COVID in 2021.